Wisdom and Absurdity
Professor James Kwak, an online columnist for The Atlantic, has posted "The Wisdom and the Absurdity in the Supreme Court's Health Care Decision" about last week's Supreme Court ruling on the Affordable Care Act.
Professor Kwak is co-author of The Baseline Scenario, a leading blog covering economics and public policy. His articles have appeared in many publications, including Democracy, The American Prospect, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Los Angeles Times, and on the web sites of The Wall Street Journal, The Huffington Post, NPR, Foreign Policy, and The Financial Times. He co-authored 13 Bankers: The Wall Street Takeover and the Next Financial Meltdown, a 2010 New York Times bestseller chronicling the rise of the financial sector over the past three decades.
His most recent book with co-author, Simon Johnson, is White House Burning: The Founding Fathers, Our National Debt, and Why It Matters to You.
Recent Homepage Highlights
Professor Jessica Rubin will be teaching US law and legal writing for the Open Society Foundation at Bilgi University in Istanbul. Rubin teaches legal research and writing in the Lawyering Process program at the Law School.
On June 18, Professor Sara Bronin will make a presentation at the annual meeting of the Connecticut Bar Association on "Legal Tools to Address Climate Change" at a panel discussion entitle "Following the Path of the Storm: Legal and Legislative Challenges in Addressing Rising Sea Levels on the Connecticut Coastline."
On June 18, Professor Mark W. Janis will lecture on "Freedom of Religion and European Human Rights Law" at the University of Oxford, England.
On June 17, Professor Alexandra Lahav will speak at the annual meeting of the Connecticut Bar Association (CBA) where she will comment on the proposed changes to the Federal rules of civil procedure.
On June 17, Professor Richard Pomp will speak at the twenty-third annual Summer Tax Institute at University of California - Davis.
Jennifer Brooks-Crozier '12 is the author of "Put Up Your Dukes: The Fight Over Commonality in the Era of Wal-Mart v. Dukes" (19 Texas Wesleyan Law Review 711 (2013)).